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Quick Vegetarian Dinner

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Quick Vegetarian Dinner

4 ½ OZ. PROTEIN, 1 VEGGIE, AND 1 CARB PER SERVING

Ingredients:

  • ½ c black or pinto beans

  • ¾ c cooked brown rice

  • 1 baked potato - 3" long

  • 1½ c total cucumber, onion & tomatoes

Instructions:

  1. Cut up the cucumbers, onions and tomatoes and place in a bowl with balsamic vinegar. You only need enough to cover.

  2. Put potato (sweet or regular) into a preheated oven or microwave until cooked through.

  3. Stir together the cooked brown rice and beans.

  4. Put the rice and beans on a plate along side the potato and marinated veggies.

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Sloppy No-Joes

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Sloppy No-Joes

4 ½ OZ. PROTEIN, 1 VEGGIE, AND 1 CARB PER SERVING
SERVINGS: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped

  • ½ bell pepper, diced

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 can no salt added tomato sauce *

  • 1 cup dry TVP (Texturized Veggie Protein) granules*

  • 1 tsp no-calorie baking sweetener *

  • Cayenne Pepper, to taste

  • Water, for sautéing

Instructions:

  1. Sauté onion and bell pepper in about 1 or 2 Tbl water until almost clear.

  2. Add garlic and sauté for a couple more minutes.

  3. Add tomato sauce, TVP, no-calorie baking sweetener, and cayenne to taste.

  4. Turn down and simmer 5 minutes until TVP is soft. Refrigerated TVP will already be soft, so you are just simmering to marry the flavors and thicken the sauce.

  5. Serve on ½ whole wheat bun or a whole sandwich thin.

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